Metallica are still a good six weeks out from releasing their long-awaited new album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, but the heavy metal hall of famers have had a particularly busy week promoting the release. They performed at the Global Citizen Festival on Saturday, appeared on the Howard Stern Show on Monday, and staged an intimate club show on Wednesday. To close the week, Metallica delivered their first late-night TV performance behind Hardwired, tearing through “Moth into Flame” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Machine Gun Kelly combined forces with Chief Keef for his new song ‘Young Man’ back in July. It was a one off single with no word on if it will be a part of a future project, although we do know that MGK is working on a new studio album. The two unlikely collaborators hit the streets for the official video. Watch it now.
810 is the area code for Flint, Michigan, a city known the world over for its prolific street violence and staggering unemployment. That violence rears its head in Singer David Gunn’s music, as well in various outbursts over the years from his wilds and loyal fans. This is KING 810’s music video for “Alpha & Omega” from their upcoming album, la petite mort or a conversation with god. It’s raw, powerful, f**ken epic and available now on Roadrunner Records. You can get it on iTunes HERE.
The year 2100. In an effort to combat overpopulation, the postmortem social network “Anvil” is released and made mandatory to all. A fusion of both Japanese and Belgian comics inspirations and sensibilities, such as Ghost in the Shell, Akira or Peter & Schuiten’s work. “Anvil” invites us on a journey through the eyes of a young woman in her final moments on earth.
G-Eazy has an artsy video for “Calm Down,” taking on his urban surroundings and bragging about all the ladies he can smash. The clip is a black-and-white affair and has him cruising around the Bay Area, from which he reigns. The whole clip is pretty dope and worth checking out if you haven’t already.
After starring in Kanye West’s steamy new video for “Fade,” Teyana Taylor is back with another sensual clip, this time for one of her own drops. Here we find the stunning artist freestyling over Kanye’s “Champions” single that released this summer.
Titled Supersonic, it’s been made with the full co-operation of the band and the trailer alone has some eye-popping behind-the-scenes footage (and amazing haircuts), plus some very candid comments from all involved. The film has been produced by Asif Kapadia, who was the mastermind behind the recent Amy Winehouse and Ayrton Senna documentaries. Supersonic is set for release on 2 October 2016.
King Yella, 26, whose real name is Cemone Lewis, was said to be filming on the 6500 block of Chicago’s South Wentworth Avenue when the incident happened. “They tried to take me out this shit, God got me, though,” a recovering King Yella told his social media followers in between swigs of Rémy Martin as he brandished his war wounds on his arm and upper torso.